Speaker's Blog

Speaker Boehner on Changes in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

December 17, 2014

"Relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, until the Cuban people enjoy freedom – and not one second sooner." Read More

Boehner on Senate Democrats’ Failure to Renew Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

December 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after Senate Democrats failed to pass S. 2244, legislation that renews and reforms the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): "We are disappointed that Senate Democrats chose to prioritize controversial nominations over the bipartisan, House-passed TRIA bill that should be on its way to the president’s desk for his signature.  We expect the House will act very quickly in the new Congress to reauthorize this program." Read More

President Obama Should Sign New Support for Ukraine Immediately

December 15, 2014

“There is no greater force on Earth than the power of people banning together to demand liberty, economic opportunity and human dignity God be with all Ukrainians seeking freedom and peace.” Read More

House Passes Responsible Spending Bill, Sets Up Challenge on Immigration

December 11, 2014

"By the House’s action, we are setting up a direct challenge to the president’s unilateral actions on immigration next month, when there will be new Republican majorities in both chambers." Read More

A Gold Medal for WWII Civil Air Patrol Heroes

December 10, 2014

They were clerks, bus drivers, doctors, mechanics, salesmen, and plumbers. They came from more than 1,000 cities and whistle stops. They flew with the unbounded determination of America. Read More